Per Tribe beat reporter Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com, the Indians and shortstop Francisco Lindor have avoided arbitration and agreed to a 1 year deal worth $17.5 million dollars.
Lindor, a 4-time all star, will be entering his 6th season in the bigs, all with the Tribe. He carries a .288 lifetime batting average with 130 home runs, 384 runs batted in, 478 runs scored and 93 stolen bases.
“Mr. Smile” has 1 other year left on his contract with the Wahoo Warriors.